Master Pay Scale Point 8 (HK$16,425 per month) to Master Pay Scale Point 21 (HK$32,760 per month)
Candidates should have (a) (i) an Ordinary Certificate in Statistics from the Hong Kong Statistical Society (HKSS), or equivalent, with two years’ practical experience in statistical work; or (ii) a Higher Certificate in Statistics from HKSS, or equivalent; or (iii) a Higher Certificate in Mathematical Studies from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, or equivalent; or (iv) an Associate in Statistics and Computing for Business from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, or equivalent; or (v) a Higher Diploma in Mathematics, Statistics and Computing/Statistics and Computing for Business from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, or equivalent; or (vi) a Higher Diploma in Applied Statistics and Computing/Business Analysis from the Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education, or equivalent; and (b) met the language proficiency requirements of Level 2 or above in Chinese Language and English Language in the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination (HKDSEE) or the Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination (HKCEE), or equivalent [see Note (1)].
(1) For civil service appointment purpose, “Grade E” in Chinese Language and English Language (Syllabus B) in the HKCEE before 2007 is accepted administratively as comparable to “Level 2” in Chinese Language and English Language in the 2007 HKCEE and henceforth. (2) For the purpose of heightening public awareness of the Basic Law (BL) and promoting a culture of learning of BL in the community, assessment of BL knowledge will be included in the recruitment for all civil service jobs. Candidates who are invited to attend the recruitment interview will be assessed on their BL knowledge through a written test to be conducted immediately before or after the recruitment interview. The BL test result will be one of the considerations to assess the suitability of a candidate.
A Statistical Officer II is mainly deployed on (a) assisting in designing forms used in statistical systems and questionnaires used in censuses and surveys and selecting samples; (b) editing and coding questionnaires; (c) handling statistical computations; (d) preparing simple computer programmes and applying computer packages in statistical work; (e) compiling statistical tables and charts; and (f) assisting in analysis of statistical data.
Terms of Appointment:
A new recruit will normally be appointed on civil service probationary terms for three years. Upon passage of probation bar, the officer may be considered for appointment on the prevailing permanent terms.
(a) Candidates must be permanent residents of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region at the time of appointment unless specified otherwise. (b) As an Equal Opportunities Employer, the Government is committed to eliminating discrimination in employment. The vacancy advertised is open to all applicants meeting the basic entry requirements irrespective of their disability, sex, marital status, pregnancy, age, family status, sexual orientation and race. (c) Civil service vacancies are posts on the civil service establishment. Candidates selected for these vacancies will be appointed on civil service terms of appointment and conditions of service and will become civil servants on appointment. (d) The entry pay, terms of appointment and conditions of service to be offered are subject to the provisions prevailing at the time the offer of appointment is made. (e) The information on the maximum pay point is for reference only and may be subject to changes. (f) Fringe benefits include paid leave, medical and dental benefits, and where appropriate, assistance in housing. (g) Where a large number of candidates meet the specified entry requirements, the recruiting department may devise shortlisting criteria to select the better qualified candidates for further processing. In these circumstances, only shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend the selection interview. (h) It is Government policy to place people with a disability in appropriate jobs wherever possible. If a disabled candidate meets the entry requirements, he/she will be invited to attend the selection interview without being subject to further shortlisting. (i) Holders of academic qualifications other than those obtained from Hong Kong institutions/Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority may also apply but their qualifications will be subject to assessment on equivalence with the required entry qualifications. They should submit copies of their official transcripts and certificates by mail to the below enquiry address. (j) Towards the application deadline, our on-line system would likely be overloaded due to large volume of applications. To ensure timely completion of your on-line application, it is advisable to submit the application as early as possible.
How to apply:
Application Forms [G.F. 340 (Rev. 3/2013)] are obtainable from any Public Enquiry Service Centres of District Offices, Home Affairs Department or any Job Centres of the Employment Services Division, Labour Department. The said form can also be downloaded from the Civil Service Bureau’s website (http://www.csb.gov.hk). Completed forms, together with copies of certificates and transcripts in support of the (a) academic qualifications (including photocopies of certificates and transcripts showing the results achieved in Chinese and English languages); (b) technical qualifications; and (c) support documents of working experience, should be forwarded to the below enquiry address of the recruiting department on or before 5 December 2014 for application. Please specify the title of the post being applied for on the envelope. On-line application can also be made through the Civil Service Bureau’s website (http://www.csb.gov.hk). Candidates who apply online should submit copies of certificates and transcripts in support of the (a) academic qualifications (including photocopies of certificates and transcripts showing the results achieved in Chinese and English languages); (b) technical qualifications; and (c) support documents of working experience by 12 December 2014 to the below enquiry address, and the on-line application number should be quoted on the envelope and the copies of supporting documents. If candidates fail to provide the supporting documents as requested on or before the above dates, their applications will not be considered. Applicants are encouraged to provide their email addresses on the application forms. Candidates who are selected for interview will normally receive an invitation (by email or by post) in about six to eight weeks from the closing date for applications. Those who are not invited for interview may assume that their applications are unsuccessful.
Personnel Section, Census and Statistics Department, 21/F, Wanchai Tower, 12 Harbour Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong.
2582 3038 or 2582 4813
Newspaper(s) Advertised and Date(s):
Ming Pao Daily News (21 and 28 November 2014) and South China Morning Post (22 and 29 November 2014)